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#6495ed Color Hex (cornflower blue)

Hex color #6495ed, RGB(100, 149, 237) - also known as cornflower blue - code, conversions, schemes and color harmonies, as well as examples of use in HTML and CSS.

The hex color code #6495ed is a shade of blue-cyan. In a RGB color space it is composed of 39.22% red, 58.43% green and 92.94% blue. In HSL notation it has 218.5° hue, 79.2% saturation and 66.1% lightness. The process color (CMYK) is combination of 57.81% cyan, 37.13% magenta, 0% yellow and 7.06% key (black). The closest short hexadecimal code of #6495ed is #69e.

Color information

  • #6495ed is a shade of blue-cyan.
  • Blue is dominant among the three primary colors (RGB).
  • CMYK color proportions:
    • Cyan: 57.81%
    • Magenta: 37.13%
    • Yellow: 0%
    • Key color - black: 7.06%
  • In the HSL model coordinates are:
    • Hue: 218.5° degrees
    • Saturation: 79.2%
    • Lightness: 66.1%
  • The values in the RGB color space are:
    • Red: 100 (39.22%)
    • Green: 149 (58.43%)
    • Blue: 237 (92.94%)


C: 57.81%, M: 37.13%, Y: 0%, K: 7.06%
R: 100, G: 149, B: 237
H: 218.5°, S: 79.2%, L: 66.1%

Color harmonies

#6495ed color HTML and CSS codes

Example CSS code:

.setFontColor { color: #6495ed; }
.setBackgroundColor { background-color: #6495ed; }

#6495ed text/font color

How to set font color?

<p style="color:#6495ed">Font color is #6495ed.</p>

Font color is #6495ed.

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#6495ed background color

How to set background color?

<div style="background-color:#6495ed">Background color is #6495ed.</div>

Background color is #6495ed.

Red was ruby, green was fluorescent, yellow was simply incandescent. Color was life. Color was everything. Color, you see, was the universal sign of magic.
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